Thank you. That will indeed be a great help in getting me started! := ) Oe6 --- "Fuzzy Logic fuzzymo-at-gmail.com |24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxx= rg|" <...> wrote: From: "Fuzzy Logic fuzzymo-at-gmail.com |24h= oursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx|" <...> Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 15:05:32 -= 0500 To: ........................ Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: how do= i set up a web site? Ron, that was one of the clearest, most c= oncise explanations I've seen for setting up one's own domain. Very well= stated. Fuzzy On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 19:24:45 +0000, chizotz@mc= hsi.com <chizotz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: >OK, here are the basic= s. > >There are two issues here. First, you must register you= r domain. Second, you >must get a host. > >Registering= your domain is where you find out if "www.johndoe.org" or whatever >= is available. Someone else may have already registered the domain name you= >want. Once you determine a domain name that you both want to own a= nd is >available, you must register the domain name and pay a fee. T= he fee must be >paid again periodically to maintain your ownership o= f the domain, I believe >you can pay either yearly or every other ye= ar. I think I have a domain fee >payment coming up soon myself. &= gt; >Once you have registered a domain name, you have to find a hos= ting companyto >host your site. This is the company that provides t= he server space, server- >side software, and bandwidth necessary to = make your new domain available on >the Internet. Typically, hosting = companies also provide you with email service >so that you can have = a "john@xxxxxxxxxxx" email address. > >Many hosting companies= offer a way to do everything you need to do all at >once. For examp= le, http://www.bluedomino.com is the hosting company I use for >my h= osting of http://www.nibec.com (which I have done almost nothing with,but> the support pages for this email list are there). > >= I've been pretty happy with my hosting service, but there are many many oth= ers >out there. I have the basic plan that costs me right at $10 a m= onth for >hosting. When I did the research myself a couple of years = ago, BlueDomino was >the best deal I could find. I don't know if tha= t's still true. > >That should get you started :) >>Ron For a web-based membership management utility and information = on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsu= bscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "un= subscribe" (without quotes) in the subject. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- http://Flower.LocalStreets.com - A Network Of Top Florists For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.